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  • Magnus Carlsen's Biggest Secret's Thumbnail

    Magnus Carlsen's Biggest Secret

    GM Gserper Jan 21, 2018, 1:00 AM

    Magnus Carlsen is a genius. I doubt that many people would argue about this well-established fact. It is a totally different question why we call him a genius. Is it because he is the world champion? I don't think...

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    My Favorite U.S. Chess Magazines, Part 3

    IM Silman Jan 19, 2018, 3:56 PM

    CHESS REVIEW Chess Review (from 1933 to late 1969) was without any doubt the best American chess magazine until, in 1961, it ran into a remarkably improved Chess Life. Both tried to beat the other (interest exploded...

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    The Fake News Awards For Chess

    pete Jan 17, 2018, 3:21 PM

    The concept of "fake news" is itself in the news recently. While most of the fake news discussed these days is about politics, there is plenty of fake news in our favorite game. Stronger players should be able...

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  • Mamedyarov Wins 3rd In A Row In Tata Steel's Thumbnail

    Mamedyarov Wins 3rd In A Row In Tata Steel

    NM SamCopeland Jan 20, 2018, 7:39 PM

    Had one speculated a year ago as to which elite player would be today's clear number-two by 20 (!) points, few (zero?) people would have picked Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. In the past year, Mamedyarov has collected more...

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    Mamedyarov Makes It 2; Korobov Not 'Too Fat' To Lead

    FM MikeKlein Jan 19, 2018, 3:45 PM

    Yesterday's first rest day in Wijk aan Zee saw the storm Friederike barrel through with 140km winds. While the gusts have dissipated, GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov seems to just be getting going. He won again in round...

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    Carlsen Perfect In PRO Chess League Week 1

    NM SamCopeland Jan 19, 2018, 10:21 AM

    Magnus Carlsen (Norway Gnomes), Yu Yangyi (Chengdu Pandas), Le Quang Liem (Webster Windmills), and Luka Lenic (Ljubljana Turtles) managed the impressive feat of scoring 4/4 in week one of the PRO Chess League. Each...

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  • How To Checkmate: Smothered Mate's Thumbnail

    How To Checkmate: Smothered Mate

    GM Ginger_GM Oct 2, 2017, 7:25 PM

    This is the checkmate that knight fans dream their whole lives of playing in a real game -- the smothered mate. It's probably the most fun checkmate to play, and GM Williams shows you how to do it.

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    Magnus Carlsen's 5 Tips For Beginners

    GM MagnusCarlsen Dec 30, 2017, 11:13 AM

    Are you a chess beginner? Can you think of anyone better to learn from than the highest-rated chess player of all time, the world champion Magnus Carlsen? In this Chess.com exclusive video, Carlsen counts down...

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    The Best Chess Of 2017: Part 2

    IM DanielRensch Dec 29, 2017, 11:00 PM

    2018 is here, but before we can officially say goodbye to 2017, IM Danny Rensch is here to finish his top 10 countdown of the best games and moves played in the previous year. Enjoy more brilliant moves from Aronian,...

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  • Painful "Philidor Position" Loss in my Longest Game Ever's Thumbnail

    Painful "Philidor Position" Loss in my Longest Game Ever

    philidor_position Jan 21, 2018, 6:56 AM

    In the 3rd round of the Slow Chess League Championship 2017 tournament, I suffered a heartbreaking loss in the longest chess battle I've ever had that exceeded 4 hours and 100 moves. What was particularly afflicting...

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    Long Time Comin'

    beth_thrasher Jan 20, 2018, 7:17 PM

    THE JOURNEY CONTINUES Its been about 3 months since I've blogged about the Wingfield Chess Team.  To catch up on our story, click the following link... (https://www.chess.com/blog/beth_thrasher/saving-lives-in-mississippi-birth-of-the-wingfield-chess-team). ...

  • The 2018 Wijk an zee Chess Tournament: A preview to the Candidates's Thumbnail

    The 2018 Wijk an zee Chess Tournament: A preview to the Candidates

    Swordoftheword16 Jan 20, 2018, 5:23 PM

    2018 Tata Steel Chess Tournament: A Preview to the Candidates (Note: I started writing this article a couple days ago, but thought you all might enjoy my insights) Round 5: Hello Chess fans, I am SwordoftheWord16...

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